Sandcastle

The Lappeenranta Sandcastle will be erected for the 16th time on the fortress headland. The annually changing themes for the Sandcastle have included Finnish castles, space, a jungle and sea adventures to name a few. More than three million kilos of sand is used to build the Sandcastle. This summer, we will celebrate 370 year old Lappeenranta at the Sandcastle. The Sandcastle area is open from 8 June to 1 September and 7 September 2019 and it features a café, an ice cream stand, rides and other activities. The street train route begins and ends at the Sandcastle.

The Sandcastle area is open from 8 June to 1 September 2019, daily at 10 am - 9 pm

Sandcastle Information point is open:

8 - 21 June and 1 Aug - 1 Sept Mon - Sun at 10 am - 6 pm, 7 Sept at 10 am - 4 pm

22 - 23 June at 12 am - 4 pm

24 June - 31 July Mon - Sun at 10 am - 8 pm

Satamatie 11, 53900 Lappeenranta
phone +358 40 572 2224

Start you conquer of the Lake Saimaa at Lappeenranta Harbour

The city of Lappeenranta also provides tourist information services for the Sandcastle area and you can hire bicycles, kayaks canoes, SUP-boards and a row boat at the point.

    More than three million kilos of sand is used to build the Sandcastle.
    This will be the 16th time the Sandcastle is being built.
    The street train route begins and ends here.